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Literature with a Specialisation in Latin Literature, M.Litt.

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  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #73 (ARWU) Stockholm, Sweden
Within the Literature with a Specialisation in Latin Literature programme offered by Stockholm University you will develop advanced analytical and interpretive skills for the study of literature.
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Overview

You will gain a deeper understanding of Latin literature from Antiquity to the Middle Ages and learn to use advanced methods for the exploration of literary texts, both in terms of form and in terms of their relation to history, politics and ethics. 

The theoretical level of the courses is high; at the same time, you will develop practical skills related to analyzing literary works. 

As a student in the Literature with a Specialisation in Latin Literature programme from Stockholm University you will have access to a large selection of courses in Latin and in the wider Humanities. 

A combination of compulsory and individually chosen courses will develop your knowledge and skills in this area, forming the basis for the writing of a strong scholarly Master’s Thesis.

Program Goals 

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding in the main field of study, including both broad knowledge of the field and a considerable degree of specialised knowledge in certain areas of the field as well as insight into current research and development work
  • demonstrate specialised methodological knowledge in the main field of study

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Literary Interpretation
  • Scientific Methods and Research Ethics
  • Narrative Theory in Comparative Context
  • Narrative Theory
  • Methods in Philology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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General Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Latin Literature. Swedish Upper Secondary School course English B/English 6 or equivalent.
  • The quality/subject of the Bachelor’s Thesis and the relevance of previous studies in relation to the programme

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8520 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17048 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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  • First instalment: 45000 SEK
  • Total course/programme fee: 180000 SEK

Living costs for Stockholm

  • 9668 - 17250 SEK/month
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